THE LITERARY INDEX

LITERARY CRITICISM AND ANALYSIS OF NOVELS AND POETRY

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Amy Tan Literary Criticism

The Kitchen God's Wife

A paper by Ana-Maria Petecila of the University of Bucharest examining how liminality is transformed into the centre and alterity into acceptance, by means of acculturation and deconstruction, in this novel and The Woman Warrior, by Maxine Hong Kingston.

The Joy Luck Club

An essay by Anna Blight discussing the representation of Chinese mothers and their American daughters in Tan's novel.